Training For Foster Carers

Training for foster carers

As someone interested in fostering we provide you with a three day course called Skills to Foster which introduces fostering and gives you the opportunity to explore this new career and ask as many questions as you like.

After you have been approved you are supported through your induction training and developing your training support and developments standards workbook, which evidences all the new skills you are acquiring.

Some of the topics you might cover include:

  • The foster carer’s role
  • Communication
  • Child development
  • Health and safety
  • Safeguarding

Our mainstream training changes every year and could include, trauma informed practice, attachment and loss, and behaviour support. We offer a wide variety of topics at different levels.

Personal and professional development is designed around personal training needs, areas of interest and the needs of children who are placed with you.

Training is both face to face and online so it is flexible and fits into your schedule.

Become a foster carer

Read more about how to become a foster carer with OwnLife Fostering here.

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